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A classic north Cornish beach with a sweep of golden sand and a towering dune system

North Cornwall coast, near Newquay, Cornwall

Walkers in the distance on the beach at Holywell in Cornwall.

Important notice

The Cornish Surf Life Saving Championships is taking place at Holywell on 29-30 June and 6-7 July. We expect that the car park and beach will be very busy on these days.

Planning your visit

Visitor walking a dog at Holywell beach on a cloudy, windy day in Cornwall.

Visiting Holywell with your dog 

Holywell is a two pawprint rated place. Holywell is a great place for a walk with your dog. Take a look at these top tips to make the most of your visit.

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